25. Johnny Depp $200 Million
Working with Di$ney has its advantages I guess.
24. Tom Hanks $350 Million
How is one of the most beloved actors of all time this far down the list. Show Tommy the money!
23. Barbara Streisand $390 Million
This may be the biggest surprise on the list.
22. Lebron James $400 Million
The only athlete that made the list, King James is a brand all on his own.
21. Mel Gibson $425 Million
Even after all his trouble, Mel Gibson is still a money making machine.
20. Peter Jackson $450 Million
Director of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, Jackson continues to push the envelope on screen as well as the seems of his wallet.
19. Beyonce $450 Million
Queen-B runs the world, or something like that. Job must pay well.
18. George Clooney $500 Million
Supposedly he is retired from acting. With a net worth of half a billion, he certainly doesn’t need the money.
17. Elton John $500 Million
Sad songs may say so much, but there’s not much to be sad about when you’re worth this much.
16. Mariah Carey $520 Million
I had no clue. All her fantasies are probably attainable now.
15. Tom Cruise $550 Million
If risky business leads to riches like this, sign me up!
14. Jimmy Buffett $600 Million
This dude embodies the phrase, “living the dream.”
13. Tyler Perry $600 Million
Find someone who will pay you to do what you love, even if it’s dressing up like a fat old woman.
12. Bono $700 Million
That’s a lot of water for people in need. Just sayin’…
11. James Cameron $700 Million
With a rumored 17 Avatar sequels in the works, this number is likely to go up dramatically.
10. Celine Dion $800 Million
The sinking of the Titanic definitely buoyed this canucks career.
9. Dr. Dre $800 Million
His Beats by Dre line of headphones and speakers has been immensely succesful, but his best product is still Eminem.
8. Madonna $800 Million
76-years-old and still exploiting our fetishes all the way to the bank.
7. Diddy $820 Million
A million dollars for each name change.
6. Jerry Seinfeld $870 Million
Made famous by his sitcom, Seinfeld has become a brand himself.
5. Jay-Z $900 Million
That’s a lot of hundred bombs in his pockets. I’ll put my ones up for that.
4. J.K. Rowling $1 Billion
She created a whole world without a dime. Now she’s the headmaster.
3. Paul McCartney $1.2 Billion
This former Beatle is still finding ways to cash in to the tune of a shit load of money.
2. Oprah Winfrey $3.2 Billion
You get a billion! You get a billion! You get a billion! And she STILL has money left over.
1. Steven Spielberg $3.7 Billion
Reports of his directorial demise were destroyed by his most recent gem, Ready Player One. Cheers, to a return to story telling for one of histories most beloved directors.